Footpath use for business

Coffs Harbour City Council supports 'footpath activation' and has resolved to waive fees for businesses wanting to use footpaths directly outside their storefront for A-frame signage, outdoor dining, merchandise displays and other footpath activations. 

Register to use footpath

Step 1.Have appropriate public liability insurance

Have your public liability insurance up to date and correct.

You will need to have a current Certificate for Public Liability Insurance to a minimum $20 million extending to footpath use and list Council as an Interested Party.  

Step 2.Understand your responsibilities

Anyone wanting to use the footpath for trade or activation must read and agree to comply with simple ground rules. 

Step 3.Register online

Go to our Have Your Say page below where you can read detailed guidelines and register.

Footpath Activation Initiative